Emanuel Martinez, General Managing Director - Mr. Martinez is General Managing Director for GreenHills Ventures, LLC, a private investment holding company managing several investment arms headquartered in New York City and Luxembourg. Mr. Martinez manages the firm's investment activities, portfolio management, strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions with primary focus on the sectors the firm makes its investments. Prior to GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Martinez was a private investor and member of an investor group which invested and participated in the successful acquisition of sixdegrees.com to YouthStream Media Network (OTCBB: YSTM), a public company for $125 million, and followed by the successful acquisition of E@wonders, Inc. to BuyItNow for $150 million. Mr. Martinez is an active private investor and financial consultant and advisor to multi-family offices and corporate investment firms. Mr. Martinez brings wealth of over 30 years prior senior level corporate financial management and mergers and acquisition experience as Managing Director for Mergers & Acquisition at Citibank, NA, American Express Corporation, Coastal Oil, Inc. Inlumen, Inc., Dial Corporation, Seagram's Beverage Corporation, Olsten Financial Services, Coopers & Lybrand, LLP. In 1994, Mr. Martinez was appointed by Governor of Georgia, Zell Miller, as a member of Operation Legacy to work with Fortune 1000 companies in preparation for the 1996 Centennial Olympics Games. Mr. Martinez holds a M.B.A in Finance and a B.A. in Accounting from St. John's University and Harvard Business School Executive Management Program in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. Mr. Martinez was a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP (Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP). Mr. Martinez is an active private investor and financial advisor serving on the advisory committees and board of GHV Angel Capital Group, AngelPool, Admiemobile, True Share Vault, Cloudnician, N2-GS, Inc., Soshio, Inc., and member of the advisory committee for the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Martinez is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Italian and Hebrew and lives with his wife and son in New York City.
Managing Director - Mr. Tan brings tremendous
technology experience in manufacturing, distribution, retail, pharma,
and CRM. Mr. Tan oversaw the launch of sixdegrees.com, an internet
portal with over 10 million subscribers, Textrade.com, a textile
trading exchange with over 7,000 members in 50 countries, and production451.com,
a film industry portal and marketplace. Mr. Tan was Chief Information
Officer for Azerty Inc., a $800 million office supplies distributor
and was responsible for implementing major CRM and SCM initiatives
for the company. Mr. Tan held other senior executive positions at
medical, biotech, manufacturing and telemarketing companies servicing
clients such as IBM, Sony, Microsoft, Softbank, HP, Nashua, Staples,
Office Depot, and Medpath. Mt. Tan holds a B.A. in Mathematics and
Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo, New York.
Vinaykumar Hazare, Associate - Mr. Hazare
conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP
and certain select sponsored investments for GHVWMG (Wealth Management Group).
Prior to GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Hazare worked in equity research at Sems
Capital Investment Management, LLC, a New York based value hedge fund
focusing on mid to micro-cap equity securities. Mr. Hazare is a Finance
and Accounting major at New York University, Stern School of Business. Mr.
Hazare holds the NASD Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Davide Montoni, Junior Associate- Mr. Montoni is responsible for managing and screening investment opportunities which fall inside the investment criteria for GHV Fund, LP and the GHV Global Wealth Management Group. Mr. Montoni also manages the firm�s relationships with financial institutional partners, advisors, and investment banking firms. Mr. Montoni conducts preliminary due diligence on companies seeking private equity investment. Prior to joining GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Montoni worked in an accounting capacity for Marriott, Inc and in Wealth Management at MetLife. Mr. Montoni is double majoring in Finance and Marketing at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Jonathan Picard, JD., Senior Associate - Mr. Picard conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP and GHVWMH (Wealth Management Group). In his capacity, Mr. Picard leads the due diligence process with the companies and their senior management team. Prior to GreenHills Ventures, LLC., Mr. Picard worked as a law clerk for Sundstrom, Friedman & Fumero LLP, a law firm assisting and managing transactional, administrative, and litigation issues. Mr. Picard graduated from the Florida State University College of Law, magna cum laude. Mr. Picard is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Taxation at the New York University School of Law. Mr. Picard passed the Florida Bar Exam.
Kenneth Perry, Jr, Senior Associate - Mr. Perry conducts due diligence on potential investment opportunities for GHV Fund, LP and GHVWMH (Wealth Management Group). In his capacity, Mr. Perry manages the due diligence process with the companies, senior management team, research firms, intellectual property attorneys, and industry related experts. Prior to joining GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Perry worked with Community Development Venture Capital Alliance as a research analyst. Mr. Perry graduated from New York University School of Law and Phi Beta Kappa from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Perry is awaiting admittance to the New York Bar.